Goulash Soup; sunsets

Goulash

I am calling this a soup because…. it is. It has the flavors of a traditional Hungarian goulash but it’s not a thick stew. It’s also not the Midwestern goulash that my mother made which was ground beef, Creamettes elbow macaroni and Campbell’s tomato soup. While Googling ‘goulash’ I see that my mother’s recipe has … Continue reading…

Meatballs Paprikash; hot or not

Meatballs Paprikash

We love meatballs…. and paprika. Mon mari like hot. spicy foods. I like what one could call ‘flavorful’ foods. With this dish we both get what we like…. The paprika adds enough spice flavors for me and mon mari gets to add his favorite sambal oeleck. He has to be a bit careful with the … Continue reading…

Shrimp with Paprika Sauce & Pasta; new beds

I’m guilty of joining the bacon lovers. To be honest, I have always loved bacon and have often cooked with it, but I seem to be using more of it lately. And it does seem to go rather well with lots of paprika. I love lots of paprika. I could be at risk of developing … Continue reading…

Garlic Paprika Chicken, Secret Recipe Club

Garlic Paprika Chicken

Welcome to another month of the Secret Recipe Club – I chose and make a recipe from another food blogger.. . This month I got to explore My Hobbie Lobbie. Trisha lives on the other side of the world from me – almost. She’s in Sidney, Australia and she cooks and bakes and crochets and does all sorts … Continue reading…

Chicken-Baked Pork Chops; the update

What can I say – I took the wrong package out of the freezer. As if you’ve never done that….. I had promised mon mari Oven-Fried Chicken, his very favorite way of having chicken if it can’t be done on the barbecue. I thawed pork chops instead. Well…. You’ve heard of Chicken-Fried Steak, right? When … Continue reading…

Hungarian-Style Pork Chops; Inventory?

Quickly browned, then simmered in white wine and stock, flavored with bay and paprika, these pork chops are fork tender and full of flavor. Hungarian-Style Pork Chops TTotal time: 40 minutes  Ingredients: 2 – 4 pork chops, depending on size, 12oz total, 350gr,  (more if bone-in) 4 tsp olive oil 2 – 3 tsp paprika  … Continue reading…

Moroccan Chickpea Soup; the update

Hot and spicy can be difficult terms when it comes to describing food. Or, at least, they seem to be for me. I recently had a conversation during which I said I didn’t eat ‘hot’ food. The conclusion was that I preferred my food to be lukewarm or cool in temperature. That would be incorrect. … Continue reading…